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Mentoring with compassion and clarity

DEOHS Professor Zhengui Xia is the 2022 DEOHS Outstanding Faculty Mentor

June 21, 2022 | Deirdre Lockwood

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Kenleigh stands, with a briefcase on his shoulder and a stethoscope around his neck, in front of a red car.

Protecting the health of cannabis workers

DEOHS Occupational & Environmental Medicine resident examines allergy and respiratory symptoms in cannabis cultivators

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Building community resilience to climate change

DEOHS grad student Daaniya Iyaz studies how wildfire smoke impacts kids’ health

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Our most-read stories of 2021

Collaboration, community health and clean air: counting down our top 10 blog posts of 2021

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How the pandemic has affected food access

New UW study shows pandemic’s strain on Washington’s food access and food production systems

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Creating a global picture of antimicrobial resistance

As a Fulbright fellow in Portugal, DEOHS PhD student Sarah Philo is tracking the spread of bacterial resistance to antibiotics to protect public health

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Climate change sounds ‘code red’ for health

Climate crisis gravely threatens human health, according to new Lancet Countdown report coauthored by DEOHS researchers



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